Determined to re-write my history of procrastinating on Christmas shopping, last Sunday I found myself wandering aimlessly in the mall desperately looking for Christmas gift inspiration. Fail. There’s got to be an easier way! Instead of shopping on-line or taking advantage of Small Business Saturday deals, I waited and went to the mall. It’s the … Continue reading Unique Gift Ideas… Made Easier!
Social Media week just wrapped (September 19-23), and I was able to attend a couple of events that really got me thinking about my blog. I learned a few important things: 1. I need a Twitter account 2. Content is King 3. “Engagement” and “Exclusivity” draw users and build loyalty Examples of these lessons … Continue reading Social Media Week: Recap
As the temps begin to cool and daylight begins its slow retreat, I look back wistfully on a great summer which included 5 beautiful days on this beach in Maui! I found myself pre-occupied with everything except Art this summer, but it felt good to give my blog a little vacation during the last two … Continue reading Gone Fishin’: P90X, FroYo, Web 2.0 and Louis Vuitton…aka “My Summer”
I’ll admit , the goal for my trip to New Orleans involved food: lots of scrumptious, rich, Creole food. Alas, this isn’t a food blog so I’ll refrain from gushing about some of the best meals I’ve ever had… Wait a minute, I can’t pass up a chance to talk about these restaurants, so let … Continue reading NOLA Part II
The only thing hotter than the 113° degree heat wave in Downtown L.A. was the firestorm created Friday by one little press release. DTLA’s famed Art Walk, a monthly event where visitors eat, drink and participate in self guided gallery tours was reportedly at risk when the Art Walk’s Director unceremoniously issued a press release stating … Continue reading Art, Drinks and Food Trucks: A Match Made in Heaven or a Recipe for Disaster?
Disclaimer: I am not an art critic, and did not study Art History. I’m simply crazy about Contemporary Art. In my quest for knowledge I slowly learn as I go, and while I’m not going to love, understand or appreciate everything I see, each museum exhibit or gallery visit I attend opens my eyes and … Continue reading The Impressionists and Guerilla Foodies: Exquisite Rebellion in Paris